At least 5,73,000 children under the age of five are at risk of suffering from malnutrition in Malawi, a UN spokesperson said, citing warnings from the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF).
District collectors across the state have been asked to launch awareness campaigns to acquaint people about the risks associated with the heat wave, identify the risks and what to do if someone is affected by the heat wave.
Water is as old as human civilization. Ecological needs of water as a scarce natural resource and as an essential commodity fundamental to life, livelihood and human survival have, of late, been recognized by all concerned agencies. In this backdrop, a person of wisdom would want to know the impact of water pollution on human health and the importance of clean drinking water, which is an important ingredient concomitant to sustainable development.
According to PETnology India, a website providing information about plastic, the consumption of PET bottles was 1.1 million tons (2020), and the consumption of recycled PET was 0.99 million tons (2020) in India.
It is estimated that after supplying 192 tmc ft water to Tamil Nadu as per the agreement between the two states, another 250 tmc ft water flows to Tamil Nadu and joins the sea
The Siliguri Municipal Corporation (SMC) has planned to set up 17 deep tube wells as part of the interim arrangements to meet the drinking water crisis in the town.
This economic growth has imposed tremendous pressure on India’s water bodies, which have already been heavily polluted. Nearly 70 per cent of the total available surface water in India is polluted and is unsuitable for human consumption, agricultural and industrial uses.
Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Governor Uttar Pradesh Anandiben Patel and Chief Minister Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath were present on the occasion.
Reviewing the progress of the 'Jal Jeevan' Mission here, the chief minister said the Jal Sansthan and the Jal Nigam of Uttarakhand needed to work in coordination in order to meet the deadline.